Martin Raubal is Professor of Geoinformation Engineering at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich. He also serves as Director of Studies for Spatial Engineering, as Deputy Academic Director of the MAS (Master of Advanced Studies) Future Mobility and he is a member of the Energy Science Center at ETH Zurich. He was previously Associate Professor and Vice-Chair at the Department of Geography, University of California, Santa Barbara, and Junior Professor at the University of Münster. Martin received his Dr. techn. in Geoinformation from Vienna University of Technology in 2001 with honors. He holds a M.S. in Spatial Information Science and Engineering from the University of Maine and a Dipl.-Ing. in Surveying Engineering from Vienna University of Technology.
Martin’s research interests lie in the areas of Mobility & Energy, more specifically in mobile Geographic Information Systems (GIS) & Location Based Services (LBS), spatial cognitive engineering, mobile eye-tracking, and GIS for renewable energy analysis. His teaching includes courses on GIS, cartography, geovisualization, location-based services, temporal aspects of GIS, spatial cognition and wayfinding, and research methods. Martin was Co-Chair of AGILE (Association of Geographic Information Laboratories in Europe) from 2014-19 and he was a board member of UCGIS (University Consortium for Geographic Information Science) from 2008-11. He serves as Associate Editor of the Journal of Location Based Services, and on the editorial boards of Transactions in GIS, Journal of Spatial Information Science, Spatial Cognition and Computation, Annals of the AAG, and Geography Compass. Martin was the General Chair of the 14th International Conference on Location Based Services in 2018. In 2008 he won the U.V. Helava Award. He has authored and co-authored more than 170 books and research papers published in refereed journals and conference proceedings.